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degeneracy Syllabification: de·gen·er·a·cy
Pronunciation: /dəˈjen(ə)rəsē/

Definition of degeneracy in English:


The state or property of being degenerate: the ills of society, from sexual degeneracy to political corruption
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  • Today's assault on working-class degeneracy only confirms how degenerate the political and cultural elite has become.
  • Gender crossing was at once a symptom and a sign of sexual degeneracy.
  • A corrupting influence on young boys (nothing said about girls), a symbol of decadence and degeneracy, everything else you can imagine in between.
corruption, decadence, moral decay, dissipation, dissolution, profligacy, vice, immorality, sin, sinfulness, ungodliness;
formal turpitude
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